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April 4, 2011

I want to take a moment to thank everyone who helped to make “The Fight for Smitty” get together last month a huge success for our good friend, Jim Smith.

February 16, 2011

On a Friends for Friends business note, the FfF executive board met on Feb 16th and approved the dispersal of $4,000.00 in funds to three families dealing with challenging circumstances.

September 22, 2010

I hope this note find you rested from a relaxing summer and ready for an enjoyable fall and winter. In recent weeks, your Friends for Friends Executive Board met to review the donation nominations on hand, and to put the finishing touches on a brand new website that will keep you better informed on the operations of FfF.

May 10, 2010

I wanted to take a moment to thank everyone who took part in last month's Friends for Friends golf outing.

Last month's event was our 14th straight year on the links and it was another rewarding day. Thanks to the generous support of our golfers and hole sponsors we raised over $12,500 (which is an FfF golf outing record) that will help fund our donation plans for the coming months.

January 27, 2010

Friends for Friends received two nominations this past month. The Executive Board met on January 25, 2010 and donated $1,500.00 to both families.

December 22, 2009

I wanted to bring you up to date on our most recent donations. In the spirit of Christmas, Friends for Friends helped family whose mother lost her battle of cancer and left behind three children ages seven, nine, and thirteen.  To help with some of the burden and expenses during Christmas FfF donated $1,500.00.

October 12, 2009

Bob Carroll and Friends for Friends are interviewed on Philadelphia's Channel 3 News. Eyewitness News showed up at the FfF Board Meeting in Media PA to interview some of the guys as part of a series they call 'Brotherly Love'.

December 19, 2008

I would like to wish everyone a Happy and Safe Holiday.  Below is an email that I received this week from one of our members.

November 25, 2008

The Board met on 11.24.08 to discuss a nomination for a young family who lost their mother/wife after the birth.  Three months after birth of her first child this young mother of 27 year was diagnosed with Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome.  Friend for Friends has donated $1,000 to help pay for some of the child care expenses.
   

October 22, 2008

The Friends for Friends executive board met on Oct 16, 2008 and approved the dispersal of funds totaling $2,500.00 for three families in need.

The first nomination was in the amount of $500.00 and went to assist a young woman with her college expenses. This area student, who 11 years ago buried her father and last month laid her mother to rest, is working tirelessly to finish her senior year and graduate in the spring.

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